Tag: London

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A taste of Argentina in London at Zoilo

It’s great to be back in London, one of my spiritual homes (lucky me to have more than one). And even greater when you’re reminded of the amazing cosmopolitan lives we live here. Among the many new restaurants that have opened in the time I’ve been away is Zoilo. It’s in trendy Marylebone just behind […]

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Greek night with our lovely neighbours

What is it they say…everybody needs good neighbours? We had a highly enjoyable street party to celebrate this year’s Diamond Jubilee in June and got chatting to our neighbours properly, many of them for the first time. We partied together for hours and then all retreated to our homes and mainly didn’t really see each […]

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A Persian treat at Galleria

I was recently introduced to the wonder of Persian (Iranian) food for the first time when my friends Michael and Geraldine gave me the amazing book Saraban: a chef’s journey through Persia for my birthday. It’s a stunning book by Greg and Lucy Malouf with gorgeous pictures. stories of exotic places and tasty recipes. As […]

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Lunch in the park at The Belvedere

One of the many fantastic things about London is its parks. No matter where you live in this great city you won’t be too far from a bit of green space. And they are all so different. Green Park’s so neat and, well, green; Regent’s Park is full of roses and other flowers, Hyde Park […]

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Dabbous: the hottest ticket in town

Dabbous is without a doubt the new restaurant of 2012 in the seriously packed, competitive restaurantland of London. When food critic Fay Maschler from the Evening Standard reviewed it on 2 February this year, she gave it full marks (she tends to do this every two or three years) and used words like: “ethereal”, “ingenious”, […]

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A day in London’s chocolate heaven

Need something different to do this weekend? How about a Chocolate Ecstasy tour of our beautiful city, where you can eat chocolate for hours while ambling through some of the most stylish parts of London. I did the Chelsea tour which started in Pimlico, near Sloane Square tube station and finished near Victoria. The tour […]